Fall 2010-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Departmental Seminar Series

Fall 2010

Fridays, 10AM - Baker Hall 136A

Date Speaker Title
August 27 Professor Gregory Rohrer,
Carnegie Mellon - MSE

Welcome and Ethics

September 3 Faculty Research Presentations,
First Year Ph.D.s Only
September 10 Faculty Research Presentations,
First Year Ph.D.s Only
September 17

Arumugam Manthiram,
The University of Texas at Austin

"Challenges and Opportunities of Lithium Ion Battery Technology"
September 24 Digby MacDonald,
Penn State

"The Electrochemical Nature of Stress Corrosion Cracking"

October 1 Pappannan Thiyagarajan,
Department of Energy

"Polymer-based Materials Research"

October 8 Rongchao Jin,
Carnegie Mellon - Chemistry
"Controlling Gold Nanoclusters with Atomic Precision"
October 15

NO SEMINAR - Mid-Semester Break

October 22 Jan Schroers,
Yale University
"Bulk Metallic Glasses Form Like Plastics"
October 29 R.D. James,
University of Minnesota
"A Relation Between Compatibility and Hysteresis and It's Role in the Search for New Active Materials"
November 5 Peter Fischer,
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
"Magnetic Soft X-Ray Microscopy Towards Imaging Nanoscale Magnetism at Fundamental Time Scales"
November 12 Teri Odom,
Northwestern University
"Superlattice and Quasi-3D Plasmonic Crystals"
November 19 Gerald Frankel,
Ohio State
"Prevention of Corrosion and Cracking of Steel Tanks for Liquid High Level Radioactive Waste"
November 26 NO SEMINAR - Thanksgiving  
December 3

Tim Foecke,
National Instityte of Standards and Technology

"NIST Investigation of the Collapse of the World Trade Center Towers - A Metallurgust's View"